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WPG Americas Announces New Partnership with Sharp to Distribute Their Industrial and Memory LCD Product OfferingWPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today a new agreement with Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) to distribute their full line of Industrial Application (IA) and Memory LCDs. Sharp’s IA TFT LCDs are built to perform in environments ranging from factories to physician’s offices. Their durable construction, high contrast, high brightness, wide viewing angles, and high operating temperatures deliver high performance to meet tough product demands. Sharp’s Memory LCDs are ideal for wearable technology and other small devices required to display rich content with low power consumption.
New 15.6" and 18.5" Full-HD TFT LCD Modules Deliver Dazzling ImagesToday, Sharp announced two new LCD display modules that deliver stunning Full-HD (FHD) images. FHD performance is complemented by crisp definition via a high 1500:1 contrast ratio (typical). The combination enables viewing of high detail in the most challenging ambient lighting situations. Each TFT display delivers enhanced viewability with a wide 170°(H) / 170°(V) viewing angle. Each panel features a built-in LED backlight driver, simplifying the design process. Both displays will be on show at Display Week, May 24 - 26, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA.
New High-Bright Sharp Agriculture-Grade LCDs Go to ExtremesToday, Sharp introduced two new high-performance displays optimized to perform in extreme industrial environments such as agriculture (harvesters, tractors), marine navigation, and others. The new 10.4" (diagonal) SVGA TFT display delivers 1000 nits of brightness out of the box for superb viewability in high ambient light conditions, and includes a built-in LED backlight driver. The new 7.0" (diagonal) WVGA TFT panel delivers high-brightness performance at 750 nits. Both panels are readable while wearing polarized sunglasses. The sunlight-readable displays are latest in the suite of high brightness LCDs available under full Sharp warranty. A wide -30°C to +80°C operating temperature means these rugged LCDs can stand up to punishing environments. Both displays will be on show at Display Week, May 24 - 26, at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, CA.
New Suite of 7.0-inch Industrial LCD Panels Provide Flexible Design OptionsCAMAS, Wash. – June 2, 2015 – Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) has introduced new LCD display modules in its Industrial Application (IA) TFT LCD line-up in the popular 7.0-inch (diagonal) size class. The company's new 7.0-inch class industrial LCD products include an out-of-the-box, high-performance IA product and a "Value IA" LCD panel for cost-sensitive applications, plus ability to add-on PCAP touch, high brightness, and other features. The LCDs will be on show at Display Week 2015 in San Jose, CA (June 2 - 4). For details on these and other industrial displays available from Sharp in the 7.0-inch size class, visit www.sharpsma.com.
"Always-on" Color Memory LCD is Ideal Graphic Display for Wearable ProductsPioneering Sharp technology delivers ultra-low power coupled with high resolution. CAMAS, Wash. – May 5, 2015 – Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas (SMA) has unveiled its 1.33-inch (diagonal) Color Memory LCD graphics display. The 8-color LCD module has ultra-low power consumption, enabling longer time between recharges for small-display products with a battery. It also enables designers to meet the growing demand for "always-on" devices – e.g., products such as smartwatches that show a full array of data at a glance without need to "fire-up" the device. For details, visit www.SharpMemoryLCD.com.
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These press releases feature LCDs that are still available to customers as part of Sharp’s extensive Industrial Application roadmap.